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Monica Young with her fiance. She denies any impropriety with her student (not pictured)

A female teacher stands accused of driving a male student, 14, to a western Sydney park after school and clambering on top of him to have sex in her car. 

Daily Mail Australia can exclusively reveal details of the most serious allegation detectives have made against geography teacher Monica Elizabeth Young, 23. 

A police statement of facts tendered in court said Young – who is charged with repeated sex with the boy – is accused of having intercourse with her pupil in her car that afternoon.

Investigators have obtained CCTV footage allegedly showing Young’s car approaching the park, according to material before the court.

But the recordings do not capture what happened inside the vehicle. And Young, who was released from prison on Friday, vehemently denies any sex occurred, the New South Wales Supreme Court has heard.

Monica Young pictured for the first time since her arrest reporting to Bankstown Police Station with her father on Sunday

Monica Young pictured for the first time since her arrest reporting to Bankstown Police Station with her father on Sunday

The glamorous teacher is engaged to be married (with her fiance above) and had just secured a new job teaching at a Sydney school ...

But now she faces the likelihood of a criminal trial over claims she repeatedly had sex with one of her 14-year-old students

The glamorous teacher is engaged to be married (left, with her fiance) and had just secured a new job teaching at a Sydney. But now she faces the likelihood of a criminal trial over claims she repeatedly had sex with one of her 14-year-old students

After a month behind bars at Silverwater Women's Prison, Young - who has no criminal record - was granted bail in a last ditch bid to the NSW Supreme Court on Thursday. Pictured: Young outside Bankstown Police Station on Sunday

After a month behind bars at Silverwater Women’s Prison, Young – who has no criminal record – was granted bail in a last ditch bid to the NSW Supreme Court on Thursday. Pictured: Young outside Bankstown Police Station on Sunday

Police also allege in court documents that, on another occasion, the boy put his hand inside Young’s tights and fondled her vagina in a classroom. 

Young is accused of having incited the boy to touch her by placing his hand on her thigh. 

Police believe that incident may have been seen by another student, describing him in court as a ‘potential witness’. 

But a court has heard the boy has declined to make a statement to police and has retained a lawyer to represent him.

Young vehemently denies she had sex with a 14-year-old boy in her care

Young vehemently denies she had sex with a 14-year-old boy in her care  

After a month behind bars at Silverwater Women’s Prison, Young – who has no criminal record – was granted bail in a last ditch bid to the NSW Supreme Court on Thursday.  

At hearing, her barrister Ian Lloyd QC told the court that the Crown was ‘exaggerating’ when prosecutors claimed there was CCTV showing she had placed the boy’s hand on her leg. 

Quoting from the police fact sheet, Mr Lloyd said: ‘(The victim) says she placed his hand down her tights. 

‘It’s then said this was captured by CCTV which shows the victim’s arm outstretched, his hand hidden under the table.

‘That’s the true statement of what the CCTV shows. It does not show any sexual assault.’  

Likewise, Mr Lloyd told the court a Snapchat she sent to the boy of herself lying on the bed saying ‘I’m waiting for him’ did not show any sexual activity.

He told the court she was fully clothed at the time.

Mr Lloyd also told the judge Young had a reason to be in possession of a tube of lubricant that the boy apparently asked his friend to buy him. 

‘My strong instructions are the complainant was with other boys and there was some giggling going on.

‘And she saw him with the tube of lubricant and confiscated from him … you may well think that’s appropriate to do.’

Pictured: Monica Young attending Bankstown Police Station with her father as a part of her Bail conditions

Pictured: Monica Young attending Bankstown Police Station with her father as a part of her Bail conditions

Young's father and grandmother have consistently supported her throughout her appearances in court

Young’s father and grandmother have consistently supported her throughout her appearances in court 

The Crown opposed bail, arguing that the case against Young ‘is not weak at all’ and was supported by CCTV footage.

Prosecutor Scott Jaegar claimed Young could pose a risk to the alleged victim – who did not want her released in case she targeted ‘other children’. 

The court was told life behind bars has been difficult for Young - with a fellow inmate hanging themselves on Sunday

The court was told life behind bars has been difficult for Young – with a fellow inmate hanging themselves on Sunday

Mr Jaegar argued there was a risk that Young could offend further. 

When the student’s mother realised something was going on, Young changed her Snapchat identity to that of a young boy ‘so not to arouse suspicion’, Mr Jaegar told the court. 

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Campbell said the allegations against Young were ‘frankly shocking’. 

But he granted her bail with onerous conditions including house arrest and her family having to cough up $850,000 should she breach her conditions.

She must report daily to the local police station and present herself at the front door to any officer who checks on her curfew. 

Her solicitor Gazi Abbas has previously indicated Young, who is engaged to be married, will take the matter to trial.  

‘At this stage there is no real corroboration of any of the complaints,’ a source familiar with the investigation said. ‘It’s his words against hers.’ 

The case returns to court on September 2. Her job at the school has been terminated. 

TIMELINE OF CHARGES AGAINST MONICA YOUNG: 

* June 24: Police claim Young allegedly twice had sexual intercourse with a boy, 14, in her care and sexually touched him

* July 3: Young is accused of sexually touching the boy and having sexual intercourse with him three times

* July 4 to July 6: Young is accused of doing a sexual act toward a child and inciting him to do it toward her. 

A well-placed source said this charge relates to her allegedly sending an explicit Snapchat video and asking for one in return

* July 10: Young is arrested at home and charged. Fiance says he’s doesn’t believe the charges

* July 13: Young is refused bail; lawyer denies ‘sexual impropriety’

* July 20: Young’s Supreme Court bail bid is briefly mentioned at the Supreme Court 

* July 30: A second local court bail bid is refused 

* August 13: Young is granted bail by the New South Wales Supreme Court


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